New Jersey Stage

Sunday, November 3, 2013


(New Brunswick, NJ) -- State Theatre presents the national tour of an all new musical production inspired by the 2011 Tony-nominated Best Musical Revival, Godspell, for two performances Sunday, November 10, 2013 at 2pm and 7pm. A free Pre-Performance Insights lecture is available for each performance, one hour prior to show time at the United Methodist Church, located at 323 George Street. Tickets range from $35-75.

Originally conceived and directed by John-Michael Tebelak, this production is directed by David Hogan. The cast includes Jake Stern as Jesus, Graham Parkhurst as John the Baptist/Judas. The Godspell ensemble includes Lisa Michelle Cornelius, Michael Hogeveen, Stacey Kay, Ivan Lo, Alessia Lupiano, Rebecca McCauley, Janelle Murray, Michael De Rose, and David Cotton as the understudy.

Enjoy all the good gifts of one of the most enduring shows of all time in a brand new and up-to-date, intimate, one-of-a-kind production from Stephen Schwartz, the Grammy and Academy Award-winning composer of Wicked and Pippin. With the Tony-nominated score filled with the popular hits "Day By Day," "Light of the World," and "Turn Back, O Man," it is sure to raise spirits high. A timeless tale of friendship, loyalty, and love, Godspell has touched the hearts of countless theatergoers all over the worldjoin in the celebration as a spectacular ensemble of bright young stars stirs souls and lifts the audience right out of their seats.

For tickets or more information, call the State Theatre ticket office at 732-246-SHOW (7469), or visit us online at . The State Theatre ticket office, located at 15 Livingston Ave, New Brunswick NJ, is open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, 10am to 6pm; Wednesday 11am to 7pm; Saturday, 1pm to5pm; and at least three hours prior to curtain on performance dates, unless otherwise specified. For information on group outings and discounts, call 732-247-7200, ext. 517. Some additional ticket and transaction fees may apply.

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